Big Sky™ Sundown Coneflower

Echinacea x 'Evan Saul' PP #17,659

SKU
03628
Large red-orange petals surround a brown central cone on these fragrant flowers. Thick stems provide a sturdy structure and make them ideal for cut flower arrangements. An easy, adaptable and reliable performer, perfect for dressing up sunny borders, meadow gardens, and container plantings. An herbaceous perennial.
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Botanical Pronunciationek-in-AY-shee-a
Average Size at MaturityFoliage clumps reach 1½ to 2½ ft. tall and wide; flowers reach 3 ft. tall.
Bloom TimeSummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Fragrant, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean
Growth HabitClumping
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsFlower & Rose Food
Special FeatureEasy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, North American Native Selection, Waterwise, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.

Requires well-drained, fertile soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established, reduce frequency; tolerates mild drought. Remove spent blooms to prolong flowering season. Prune back old foliage and apply fertilizer in early spring before new growth emerges.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9

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